Is this a shell less egg? Or? (PIC INCL)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MissFink, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. MissFink

    MissFink New Egg

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    My 22 week old Andalusian had this come from her vent. She has not yet laid her first egg and I am very concerned.

    She seems a little quiet but eating just fine.

    I opened the membrane and it very much seems like the white of an egg. It doesn't look like a tape worm to me, even though there are some creases in it.

    I've felt her vent and pelvis and I don't feel an egg. Advice?

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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    That's just a weird shellless yolkless egg. Sometimes in new laying or about to lay hens they lay odd eggs, till they get things worked out.

    Imp
     
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I agree with Imp, just keep watching her.
     
  4. MissFink

    MissFink New Egg

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    Just went and checked again and found she'd passed the rest, a yolk and more white. She has a little dripping out. In my mind, I don't see it being a "broken egg" because there isn't a shell. Should I soak her or anything?
     
  5. ekemily

    ekemily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just leave her and keep an eye on her. However, if it's really gross and sticky (and not something she can clean herself), I would maybe wash her off with some warm water. [​IMG]
     

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